The historic city of Muskegon offers great living and recreation all year round. It’s the home of Pere Marquette Beach, a 27.5 acre park and beach on Lake Michigan as well as the popular Michigan’s Adventure Amusement & Water Park. Originally established on the fur trade in 1748, it expanded into the lumber industry around 1837 and has since evolved into a diverse economy that includes manufacturing, aviation, healthcare, and recreation. Muskegon Lake is the largest natural deep water port in West Michigan! It’s the home of the Michigan Irish Music Festival and Irish Hall of Fame, as well as the Muskegon Art Museum, regarded as one of the finest art museums in the Midwest. Muskegon Community College was recently rated the best community college in the Michigan.